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Suspect's family releases statement in Wichita doctor's death

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) The parents of the man accused of killing a Wichita psychiatrist has released a statement regarding the doctor's death. Umar Dutt is accused of stabbing Dr. Achutha Reddy on Sept. 13. The doctor was found behind his office, Holistic Psychiatric Servies, in Carriage Parkway, on C

KWCH.COM - 2017-09-18 18:22:00

It wasn't a real airplane crash Tuesday at Wichita Eisenhower airport

There was an airplane crash Tuesday morning at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport. But it wasn't a real crash. Instead, it was a simulated disaster exercise that the Federal Aviation Administration mandates commercial airports do once every three years. Eighty-eight students from Goddard High Schoo

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-19 18:32:00

1 dead after train-vehicle accident in southeast Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say one person is dead after a train crashed into a vehicle in Wichita. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Sedgwick County 911 dispatch says the crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The driver of the vehicle died. Wichita police are investigating. Police have ye

KSNT - 2017-09-18 13:21:58

Two men try to rob west Wichita Burger King

WICHITA, Kan. - Wichita Police say two men were tried unsuccessfully to rob a Burger King in west Wichita late Monday night. It happened around 11:45 p.m. near Central and Tyler. An employee told police that a teenage boy had approached the drive thru window and asked for a drink. When the employee

KFDI.COM - 2017-09-19 16:50:44

Man arrested in west Wichita shooting

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Police arrested a man after a shooting in West Wichita early Monday morning. Around 1 a.m., officers were dispatched to the New Caesar's Palace, in the 4300 block of W. Central, for the shooting. They found a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his leg. He was taken to the h

KWCH.COM - 2017-09-18 19:09:00

Wichita man accused of beating, choking woman

A 45-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder after assaulting a 41-year-old woman Monday evening. Wichita police Officer Charley Davidson said police were called to the 2900 block of North Market at around 5 p.m. regarding two residents who were fighting. The woman

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-19 16:01:00

Man accused of calling in bomb threats to Wichita hotels

A 63-year-old Wichita man is in jail on suspicion of terrorism Friday. His arrest happened after three bomb threats were made to Wichita hotels within 30 minutes of each other. The first call came in at 11:52 a.m. Friday to the Ambassador Hotel, 104 S. Broadway. A few minutes later, the Wichita Mar

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-18 13:35:00

Boy, 3, found in backyard pool flown to Wichita hospital

A 3-year-old boy was flown to a Wichita hospital after he fell into an above-ground swimming pool in Garden City on Saturday afternoon. Several children were playing in the backyard of a home in the 600 block of Emerson Street before 4 p.m. Saturday when one of the children pulled a chair up next to

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-18 16:05:00

Pizza Fest a cheesy new event from the organizers of Wichita Taco Fest

From the people who brought you the incredibly popular downtown Wichita Taco Fest comes a similar celebration of another favorite food. Pizza. Pizza Fest is a new event scheduled for noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4 on the WATC campus, 4004 N. Webb Road. Like Taco Fest, it will offer tasting-sized

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-18 14:37:00

If you see emergency vehicles at the Wichita airport, it's OK

The Wichita Airport Authority will be conducting a mass disaster training exercise until about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Those near the airport can expect to see emergency vehicles and heavy smoke in the area, the airport said. On Tues., Sept. 19 starting at 9:30 am, we will be conducting our mass disas

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-19 13:53:00

Group collecting cards for injured Wichita officer

Friday's have become "Blue for Brian" and now a local group has started "Cards for Brian." ICT SOS is collecting cards of encouragement to send to Wichita Police Officer Brian Arterburn as he moves from a rehabilitation facility in Colorado to one in Texas. Arterburn was run over by a stolen SUV in

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-18 11:16:00

Shots fired at Wichita drivers license facility

Wichita police are looking for a suspect after a shooting was reported inside a drivers license facility on the city's north side. The shooting was reported around 2:45 p.m. at the drivers license office at 21st and Amidon. Officers are looking for a suspect, described as a white male in his 40s or

KFDI.COM - 2017-09-19 19:59:39

Where's Shane? Wichita Toy Train Club and Museum

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Today, Shane is out at the Wichita Toy Train Club and Museum to play with some trains! The Train Club has the 23rd Annual Model Train Show coming up this weekend! He will get a look at some of the cool setups they have here at the museum, and he'll also get to find out all the

KWCH.COM - 2017-09-18 14:05:00

Police looking for man who robbed west Wichita Famous Footwear

Police are searching for a man who robbed a west Wichita Famous Footwear Monday night. Around 8 p.m., officers were called to an armed robbery in the 6700 block of West Kellogg. Officer Charley Davidson says the suspect entered the store, pointed a black handgun at the employee, and demanded money.

KAKE TV - 2017-09-19 20:18:00

Shooting reported near Wichita driver's license bureau on Amidon

One person is critical condition following a shooting reported in the area of 21st and Amidon on Tuesday afternoon. A Sedgwick County dispatcher said people inside of the driver's license bureau in the 1800 block of West 21st Street North reported hearing shots from inside the building. The first 91

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-19 20:01:00

Wichita's first bagel shop in years opens on Wednesday

It's been a long time since Wichita had a proper bagel shop - the early 2000s, to be exact. But that changes in the morning. At 6 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Haley Guthrie will open her new Bagel Haus in the fancy and colorful new Tyler Pointe development at 13th and Tyler. Though many restaurants an

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-19 18:42:00

A museum that will feature a slice of Wichita

Pizza Hut's largest delivery happened at Wichita State University on Monday and will become more of a testament to two Shocker entrepreneurs. The building that housed the first Pizza Hut in 1958 was moved across campus to the Innovation Campus, near the Marcus Welcome Center and in a spot where new

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-19 15:49:00

Free hummus on Wichita Hummus Day this weekend

National Hummus Day is May 13. But Meddys owner Alex Harb wants to start Wichita Hummus Day - and do it for a good cause. Harb has declared Saturday Wichita Hummus Day, and all day, he'll give people a free side of hummus at his restaurants at Harry and Rock and at 21st and Greenwich. There's no pur

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-18 16:49:00

Appeals court to grapple with voting-machine case in Wichita

Is voting rigged in Sedgwick County? Is there any way to prove it is or isn't? Those are the fundamental questions underlying a Kansas Court of Appeals case to be argued Tuesday morning in a special court session at Friends University in Wichita. The appeals court is being asked to allow a recount

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-18 11:41:00

Florida hospital employees took disturbing photos of newborns, called them 'mini Satans'

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (WFTS) - Hospital employees from the Naval Hospital Jacksonville have been removed from patient care after disturbing photos involving newborns went viral on Monday. The viral post, that has been shared more than 185,000 times, shows screenshots taken from the employees' Snapchat

KFDI.COM - 2017-09-19 12:25:52